Brenda Hyslop
1951 - 2024
Brenda Hyslop
Visitation Information
Friday May 10, 2024 6 - 8pm Saturday May 11, 2024 12 - 2pm
Visitation Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday May 11, 2024
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 11, 2024
Burial Location
St Stephen Rural Cemetery St Stephen, N.B.
Requested Charity
Charlotte County Cancer
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It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing Brenda Hyslop on Sunday May 5, 2024 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St Stephen, NB.

Brenda was born in St. Stephen NB and grew up in Milltown, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Jim Gayton. 

After graduating Brenda was a bookkeeper for Ganong Brothers for a few years. After having her sons, she had her own housekeeping business. She continued to work right up to her Cancer diagnosis. Brenda also had a helping hand in both Triple H Automative and Hyslop Transport with their bookkeeping.  She was very proud of both her boys businesses.

Brenda was larger than life. She spread joy with everyone she encountered. She had touched the lives of so many.

Her passion was her family especially all the children in her life.  She made every holiday extra special and genuinely enjoyed every moment with the children and grandchildren. When it came to her grandchildren Brenda would say "I never knew a person could love so much"

Brenda’s favorite place on earth was at her family camp in Digdeguash Lake, where she loved to swim, go for walks, paint rocks, go fishing, catch frogs and of course taking them for a row in her rowboat and she could row up a storm. 

She was a devoted hockey/team mom who helped organize many fundraising events along the way. From when her boys were in minor hockey, High School Hockey, the Seahawks and Aces days. One of her favourites things to do was proudly cheering on her grandkids during their hockey games. 

Brenda is survived by her adoring husband John, her two boys, JJ and Shawn Hyslop (Erin), her greatest blessings in life, granddaughter Gabby and grandson Lucas, special nieces and nephews Mandi Milligan (Matthew), Jarret Milligan and Rachel Milligan, who she also considered her daughter and grandchildren. She is also survived by her loving sister Beverley Morrow and family, brother, Jim Gayton (Sharon) and family, mother-in-law Georgie Hyslop, brother-in-law Dennis Hyslop (Stephanie) and family, loving nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, all of her many cousins she stayed so close with over the years and endless number of friends she considered family. 

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Karen Gayton, brother-in-law Dave Morrow and father-in-law Chet Hyslop. 

Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. on Saturday May 11, 2024, at 2 pm.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday May 10, 2024, from 6 – 8 pm and Saturday from noon until service time.

For those who wish, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer or Charlotte County SPCA would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at


Brenda Hyslop